The quality factor is a smart beta strategy to consider when volatility rises.
Buying on the dips has been a winning strategy recently, but the next dip may turn into a bear market plunge.
The almighty dollar is falling, and it’s helping to boost shares of multinational corporations.
3M specializes in businesses in which few aspiring entrants have neither the patience nor the capital to build market share.
3M Company stock is not cheap, as its P/E ratio is an elevated 27.63 and its dividend yield is puny at 1.90%.
Investors are returning to a popular industrial ETF, and there are reasons to believe that more upside is ahead.
Companies with the strongest balance sheets often have little or no debt and a significant cash flow.
Look for capital to rotate out of the Dow's first-quarter winners into less overbought plays that show greater upside potential.
3M broke out above 2015 resistance in 2016 and has now tested new support successfully, setting up ideal conditions for a multiyear trend advance.
Just 5 stocks—United Healthcare, 3M, Chevron, Caterpillar and IBM—are responsible for 81% of the gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average so far this year, which is up around 2.5% YTD.